National Geographic : 1947 Feb
The National Geographic Magazine Buddhist Devotees Bring Morning Offerings of Food to Priests on Pilgrimage One girl puts rice into their begging bowls, while others present trays of condiments and fruit. When traveling, priests sleep under large umbrellas over which they hang mosquito nets. © National (leographic Sllic etty Kodacihromes by \W. Robert Moore With Legs Braced and Hands Upturned, Leering Giants Support a Votive Spire Many Buddhist structures in Siam have characters of ancient Hindu legend as decoration. Costumes are mosaics of colored glass set in a pitch base. Gold leaf covers this spire of Wat Phra Keo, Bangkok (Plates XIV, XV).